SPRINGVILLE, VT — A mentally impaired man was sentenced to 21 days after an alleged parole violation, but then spent 7 months locked in near-solitary confinement without treatment for his deteriorating mental health.
A new report on human rights has revealed a disturbing set tactics used in the pursuit of domestic terrorism. Among the findings was the fact that the FBI directly involved itself in planning a large percentage of foiled terror plots, often convincing impressionable or mentally disabled people to join the plot, then arresting them.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, FL — An inmate was locked in solitary confinement and repeatedly sprayed with mustard-colored gas until he died, an investigation has uncovered. Officials then allegedly covered up the death and claimed it was due to natural causes.
DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — Two juveniles were left locked in a bare courthouse holding cell for 3 straight nights with no food, no water, and no supervision.
SAN DIEGO, CA — Federal agents raided a college party and rounded up several attendees. One student was told he was going to be released, but was instead locked in a tiny closet-sized dungeon, where he spent 5 days locked in blackness in a without food or water. The “forgotten” prisoner was ignored for days as he screamed for help, drifting into delirium and recycling his own urine to survive. No one responsible for his torture was ever punished.
PORTLAND, OR — Last year, a parent’s outrage over a government school locking her child a padded cell without her knowledge or permission caused so much outrage that a new state law was passed, prohibiting schools from purchasing or using free-standing “seclusion cells” or “isolation booths,” as they are called. With the new taking effect, some schools are scrambling for a way around the provisions, so they can continue to place students in solitary confinement at their discretion.